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Roman Catholic Diocese of Regensburg

Roman Catholic Diocese of Regensburg
Roman Catholic Diocese of Regensburg

The Diocese of Regensburg (Latin: Dioecesis Ratisbonensis) is a Roman Catholic ecclesiastical territory seated in Regensburg, Germany. Its district covers parts of northeastern Bavaria; it is subordinate to the archbishop of Munich and Freising. The diocese has 1.3 million Catholics, constituting 81% of its population. The Diocese is currently a vacant see (sede vacante); Bishop Gerhard Ludwig Müller was appointed Archbishop ad personam and Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith by Pope Benedict XVI on Monday, July 2, 2012 to succeed American Cardinal William Joseph Levada, who retired for reasons of age. The main diocesan church is Saint Peter in Regensburg.

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